Snyder Bus Lines LLC, a Pennsylvania-based transportation company offering private charters and serving school districts in Bedford, Fulton and Somerset counties, says it will be adding more propane autogas school buses to its existing fleet of alt-fuel vehicles.
11.28.23 – With propane school buses, Snyder Bus Lines is proving that eco-friendly practices not only benefit the environment but also sustain a family business. The rural school bus contractor, which serves three school districts, maintains a fleet of around 40 school buses. Over 30 are powered by propane autogas, a domestically produced, affordable, clean alternative fuel.
Any vehicles built prior to June of 2023, which would include:
- All 6.8L V10 Vehicles
- All Blue Bird School Buses with a 6.8L engine
- All Commercial Vehicles with a 6.8L engine
- 7.3L V8 Engines of the following specifications:
- Blue Bird School Buses with a 7.3L engine built prior to June 2023
- Commercial Vehicles with a 7.3L engine that were built with a 2022 MY engine
Use RDT 1.0, found here
Any vehicles built after June of 2023, which would include:
- All Blue Bird School Buses built after June 2023
- Commerical Vehicles with the following specifications:
- 2023 Vehicle Model year with a 2023 MY engine
- 2024 Vehicle Model year with a 2023 MY engine
Use RDT 2.0, found here
Crosby-Ironton Transportation provides contracting services for school districts in rural Minnesota. Owner Josh Schiffler relayed during a Friday TSD Conference session presented by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) that half of the company’s 24 buses are propane and run well even in cold temperatures as low as 40 degrees below zero.
As the latest round of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus funding expands its prioritization pool and encourages new fleets to apply, propane remains an affordable, reliable and currently available option that’s eligible for the rebates.
My dad used to remind me that the rearview mirror is much smaller than the windshield for a reason. While we can’t change tightening emissions requirements and the challenges that come with them, we can embrace what’s in front of us: viable, clean, cost saving solutions that already exist.
DDA Transport introduced six propane-fueled straight trucks to its fleet, joining a growing number of USPS mail contractors that trust propane vehicles to reliably deliver the mail across the country.
11.9.23 – DDA Transport introduced six propane-fueled straight trucks to its fleet, joining a growing number of USPS mail contractors that trust propane vehicles to reliably deliver the mail across the country.